Guide for drawing the acanthus, and every description of ornamental foliage;
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- London, B. Quaritch
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- 2007-07-20 21:07:06
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- Evidence reported by judyjordan for item guidefordrawinga00pagerich on July 20, 2007: no visible notice of copyright; stated date is 1886.
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Subject: Acanthus Book
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Subject: Guide for drawing the acanthus, and every description of ornamental foliage;
Subject: A wonderful work
While today's graphic artists and illustrators are quick to reach for the clip art for decorative design elements, they would be well served to dive into this masterful work and learn the basics of how to create their on works of ornamental foliage.
You'll not find anything comparable in the books of today.
A great manual and resource for artists, illustrators, graphic designers, those working in architecture, woodcraft, furniture, masonry, sculpture or anyone who just loves ornamental design.
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